Not this year. Maryland lawmakers were on the verge of making history, to become the sixth state in the country to allow same-sex marriages, but on Friday those efforts are all but dead.
One more big vote will determine the future of same-sex marriage in the Maryland General Assembly. The House of Delegates is deciding if it will pass the measure and send it on to the governor.
Supporters of extending full marriage rights to same-sex couples in Maryland say they are just a few votes shy of success in the House.
Will a same-sex marriage bill survive in Annapolis? Lawmakers postponed a critical committee vote on the landmark legislation for the second day in a row.